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CoreCtrl is described as 'Free and Open Source GNU/Linux application that allows you to control with ease your computer hardware using application profiles. It aims to be flexible, comfortable and accessible to regular users' and is a Fan Speed tool in the system & hardware category. There are more than 10 alternatives to CoreCtrl for Windows, Linux, Android, Mono and Mac. The best alternative is Open Hardware Monitor, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like CoreCtrl are MSI Afterburner, SpeedFan, GreenWithEnvy and ASUS GPU Tweak III.

CoreCtrl alternatives are mainly Fan Speed Tools but may also be System Information Utilities or Screenshot Capture Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of CoreCtrl.
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  • Linux

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  1. The Open Hardware Monitor is a free open source software that monitors temperature sensors, fan speeds, voltages, load and clock speeds of a computer.

    ⚫︎ PortableOpen Hardware Monitor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ LightweightOpen Hardware Monitor consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceOpen Hardware Monitor either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

    There has not been any code change since December 2020, also the community now wonders if it is abandoned: https://github.com/openhardwaremonitor/openhardwaremonitor/issues/1471 There also seems to be a fork called LibreHardwareMonitor (which is already listed as an alternative) and appears to be the most active fork right now.

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    OHM is used to monitor temps, clock speed, voltages, etc. CoreCTRL to adjust its parameters.

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  2. A powerful overclocking tool for your graphics card, which also includes screen capture and video capture tools, plus overlays. Has a lower FPS hit than Fraps, and offers the same functionality. The beta versions include audio streams alongside the video capture.

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    SpeedFan

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SpeedFan is a program that monitors voltages, fan speeds and temperatures in computers with hardware monitor chips. SpeedFan can even access S.M.A.R.T. info and show hard disk temperatures. SpeedFan supports SCSI disks too.

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    Discontinued

    The developer promised new versions, but the program seems to be no longer updated. Latest version, 4.52, released in June 2016, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    GreenWithEnvy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GWE is a GTK system utility designed to provide information, control the fans and overclock your NVIDIA video card and graphics processor.

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  5. ASUS GPU Tweak III is currently open beta testing so try it out, if you feel it is missing something crucial give ASUS your feedback & they may be able to add it while still in beta. So far ASUS has been very accommodating with all useful feedback.

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    GtkStressTesting

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    GST is a GTK system utility designed to stress and monitor various hardware components like CPU and RAM.

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  7. EVGA Precision X1 allows you to fine tune your EVGA graphics card for the maximum performance possible, with Core/Shader/Memory clock tuning, real time monitoring support including in-game and compatibility with almost all EVGA graphics cards.

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    WattmanGTK

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    A Wattman-like GTK3+ GUI. Contribute to BoukeHaarsma23/WattmanGTK development by creating an account on GitHub.

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  9. fancontrol

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    fancontrol is a shell script for use with lm_sensors. It reads its configuration from a file, then calculates fan speeds from temperatures and sets the corresponding PWM outputs to the computed values.

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    thinkfan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Thinkfan is a simple, lightweight fan control program. Originally designed specifically for IBM/Lenovo Thinkpads, it now supports any kind of system via the sysfs hwmon interface (/sys/class/hwmon). It is designed to eat as little CPU power as possible.

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